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. we've seen a lot of outrageous behavior from politicians at town halls this week. but this morning, texas representative sheila jackson lee took the disrespect to a new level, making a cell phone call while a cancer survivor asked a question. in this video, you can sele raising the phone to her ear and lowering it back down again. i think blatant disregard like that is a first, it didn't go unnoticed. take a look at how people in the audience reacted, this video has been circulating on youtube all day. >> [beep] >> seriously. really? come on. >> it's ok. >> if our conscience allow, congress' conscience allows them to -- do you think that -- sean: the congresswoman said she merely dialed president obama's health care hotline to get an answer for her constituents that sounds like she came really prepared. joining me to discuss all of this is author of "the culture of corruption" are which remains number one on "the new york times" list, michelle malkin is back with us. i don't know what's wrong, saying people are un-american, saying they have swastika, or that reaction, it tells a lot. >> it is a teachable moment, to borrow pres
last straw. that is what i think is bringing out all of these americans to town hall. greta: i like congresswoman sheila jackson lee. she is going to have to apologize to dig yourself out of this one. she has some explaining to do. i will and butter on tomorrow night. -- i will invite her on tomorrow night. i take it that you oppose the bill. argued in favor of some reform of health care? >> -- are you in favor of some reform of health care? >> yes. we want to lower the cost of health insurance and the cost of health care. we think americans should be able to buy private insurance the same way members of congress can on a national basis. we should do serious tort reform. we can lower the cost of health care and health insurance without introducing a massive new government-run insurance plan that will cost millions and set us up on a pathway of socialized medicine. greta: thank you and good luck. you'll find out who one person is coming up. take a look at this video. would you want to deal with this? the congressman goes on the record next. travel plans has everyone talking. is he planning something? we will ask him. we
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is probably a distraction. but what sheila jackson lee has done is not because sheila jackson lee has a consistent history of serving her constituents. >> okay. >> and i served that lady by having a town hall meeting that she could come to in the middle of the day. >> i get it. >> i look forward to working with you. >> we are out of time. congresswoman, very courageous of you to come on. i know it's a difficult thing. wolf blitzer is standing by. he, too, will be covering stories like this in "the situation room." >>> rick, thank you. happening now, something the white house is doing raising some eyebrows out there. it involves health care reform and possibly your e-mail inbox. >>> a convicted bomber seeks mercy. he's in prison for a notorious terrorist act, the bombing of pan am flight 103, killing a lot of americans. now outrage. he may soon be set free after serving only about eight years. >>> and plane down. it ditches in the middle of the sea, and a pilot stands on the plane as it sinks. you might not believe what happened next. one witness said, and i'm quoting now, i thought i'
louisianan. >> again, welcome. conagra's common sheila jackson lee joining us here in statuary hall. and now another westerner is going to be joining us here in the second, and that is congressman trent franks, republican of arizona. he's working his way over here as we speak. we are going to lose him here in just a second. grab him by the arm and grabbed the that could drag him over. there you go. we will get him over to be in the meantime we want to show what this looks like. it's emptying out a little bit now. a lot of the members of congress have already spoken to the media and a lot of the media are breaking down but you're still a year and we have a republican now from arizona, trent frank. if we could, let's start by talking about your colleague, gabrielle giffords. did you get a chance to talk to her tonight? she was sitting between two members to estimate a didn't crocker tonight. she and i have had the chance to talk earlier, and i just think it was the highlight of the evening. you know, she is going to be messed around here. she is someone that has demonstrated kind face
sheila jackson lee caught on tape using her cell phone while being asked a question in a town hall in texas. >> [ inaudible ] >> greta: tracy miller skopbgd woman lee that question. tracy joins us live. are you feeling differently as we are on the eve of tomorrow's summit? do you still feel fired up about health care? are you satisfied we are on the right path? >> i feel fired up. i want to see tomorrow our president come and do what he said that he was gonna do on super bowl sunday and come with a clean slate and not a proposal that is boiler plate of the house and senate bill. i want to see fresh ideas from the republicans. i know there's good ideas out there. i want to see some strong words from the republicans. and i wanna see these ideas put forward about allowing the states to solve health care problems at the state level. to increase competition across state lines. and allow small businesses trade organizes and individuals to pull together to purchase affordable health care. >> greta: are you planning to watch tomorrow? >> yes. i'll be watching tomorrow. i'm really concerned, b
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